Winter is the most yin of all the seasons.  It’s energy is dark, slow and inward compared to the yang of the warmer months, whose energy represents light, quick, heated, expansive qualities.  We observe this in nature, as the earth Read More

Yin Yoga Sequence: Winter Nourishment

Winter is the most yin of all the seasons. It’s energy is dark, slow and inward compared to the yang of the warmer months, whose energy represents light, quick, heated, expansive qualities. We observe this in nature, as the earth Read More

Different types of yoga and their benefits | Benefits of yoga

Different types of yoga and their benefits

Strengthen your core, free your hips, work on your balance and open your heart in this creative yoga sequence by Esther Ekhart.

Strengthen your core, free your hips, work on your balance and open your heart in this creative yoga sequence by Esther Ekhart.

YOGA SEQUENCE TO WHEEL POSE: This sequence is targeted to those who feel strong but not open enough to do wheel pose, results may not be instant but these things take time & dedication. Do warm up well, I have a "Back Bending Warm Up" sequence in my feed,

YOGA SEQUENCE TO WHEEL POSE: This sequence is targeted to those who feel strong but not open enough to do wheel pose, results may not be instant but these things take time & dedication. Do warm up well, I have a "Back Bending Warm Up" sequence in my feed,

A spinal twist can serve as a sigh of relief for your entire being. A reset for the whole body, twisting postures can be both energizing and neutralizing, which can be the perfect antidote for when you’re feeling tired or Read More

A spinal twist can serve as a sigh of relief for your entire being. A reset for the whole body, twisting postures can be both energizing and neutralizing, which can be the perfect antidote for when you’re feeling tired or Read More

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A Dynamic Yoga Sequence to Help You Build a Stronger Body

This twisty Surya Play sequence will stretch your side body, 'wring out' your spine, elongate your quadriceps and open your hips :) Give it a try!   And get creative yourself by sharing your favourite Surya Namaskar variation with us!  #Suryaplays   We might pick your Surya Play variation and broadcast it to a large audience on The International Day of Yoga on June 21st. Find out more: https://www.ekhartyoga.com/blog/surya-plays-for-the-international-day-of-yoga-a-free-online-class

This twisty Surya Play sequence will stretch your side body, 'wring out' your spine, elongate your quadriceps and open your hips :) Give it a try! And get creative yourself by sharing your favourite Surya Namaskar variation with us! #Suryaplays We might pick your Surya Play variation and broadcast it to a large audience on The International Day of Yoga on June 21st. Find out more: https://www.ekhartyoga.com/blog/surya-plays-for-the-international-day-of-yoga-a-free-online-class

YOGA SEQUENCE TO TRIPOD HEADSTAND: Warm up: Sun A & B x3 each 1. DOWNWARD DOG This will warm up your shoulders good & train your body to hold on no matter what 2. MALASANA To warm up your hips & lower back which you'll need to be mobile when t comes to entering headstand  3. KNEES TO CHEST Head, shoulders & tail bone up, really squeeze knees in & kept feet to butt 4. LOW BOAT This will train your body in the way it will need when you straighten your legs I headstand 5. HIGH PLANK Just…

YOGA SEQUENCE TO TRIPOD HEADSTAND: Warm up: Sun A & B x3 each 1. DOWNWARD DOG This will warm up your shoulders good & train your body to hold on no matter what 2. MALASANA To warm up your hips & lower back which you'll need to be mobile when t comes to entering headstand 3. KNEES TO CHEST Head, shoulders & tail bone up, really squeeze knees in & kept feet to butt 4. LOW BOAT This will train your body in the way it will need when you straighten your legs I headstand 5. HIGH PLANK Just…

YOGA SEQUENCE: One Legged King Pigeon or Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana 40mins WARM UP: DONT SKIP IT - previous post "back bending warm up: Chandra Namaskar" under #productofpatiencesequence 1. EXTENDED PUPPY Keep elbows shoulder width So good for thoracic & shoulders 2. LOW LUNGE Opening the quads will take stress out of the lower back, so low lunge is essential 3. REVERSE LOW LUNGE This will twist the spine as well as stretch the side body which will aid in making back bends much easier 4. R...

YOGA SEQUENCE: One Legged King Pigeon or Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana 40mins WARM UP: DONT SKIP IT - previous post "back bending warm up: Chandra Namaskar" under #productofpatiencesequence 1. EXTENDED PUPPY Keep elbows shoulder width So good for thoracic & shoulders 2. LOW LUNGE Opening the quads will take stress out of the lower back, so low lunge is essential 3. REVERSE LOW LUNGE This will twist the spine as well as stretch the side body which will aid in making back bends much easier 4. R...

YOGA SEQUENCE TO SIDE CROW: This pose requires lots of twisting so best to do this BEFORE you eat. (Should try not to eat 2 hours before practice) Do 5 Sun B's to warm up 1. CHILDS POSE Do with knees together. It will help open your hips which you need in side crow & mimic the compression you need between the belly & thighs for later 2. KNEELING TWIST Picture is fairly self explanatory, emphasize on exhaling to twist deeper & really seriously go for it 3. TWISTED DOWN DOG From down dog bring…

YOGA SEQUENCE TO SIDE CROW: This pose requires lots of twisting so best to do this BEFORE you eat. (Should try not to eat 2 hours before practice) Do 5 Sun B's to warm up 1. CHILDS POSE Do with knees together. It will help open your hips which you need in side crow & mimic the compression you need between the belly & thighs for later 2. KNEELING TWIST Picture is fairly self explanatory, emphasize on exhaling to twist deeper & really seriously go for it 3. TWISTED DOWN DOG From down dog bring…

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